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. >>> coming up, tech tight tall zule, fear bounces back, and the city that's cracking down on snacks. i don't like the sound of that. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, a heated exchange between nicki minaj and mariah carey stirs up some drama on the set of "american idol." you're watching "early today". >>> now here are some of your top headlines this morning. the department of homeland security is under fire for spending hundreds of millions of dollars on an anti-terror program tracking u.s. citizens. a bipartisan senate report claims dozens of so-called fusion intelligence centers have come up with mostly useless information. secretary janet napolitano's office calls the report misleading. >>> vice president joe biden's airplane, air force 2, had a pair of problems. in charlotte the flight had to do a go around due to a thunderstorm cell. later it was diverted from andrews air force base to dulles due to a low cloud ceiling. >>> pope benedict's former butler declared his innocence yesterday against charges he stole personal documents from the pontiff howe
of the big cities in the east. right now we're not really seeing too many problems on the storm tracker radar. yesterday we didn't see all that many nasty storms. what's going to happen is the weather pattern is going to change. we have a big area of low pressure that's going to be moving down from the north and swing a cold front through the northern plains. today will be in the 80s. enjoy today. temperatures will take a big dip. it will track across the border of the u.s. and canada. behind it the coolest air of the season. ma areas if you haven't had a frost or freeze yet, you will, including colorado. there's a potential that some areas could see snow in the northern rockies, maybe some spots of colorado as we go throughout friday into saturday. today you're in the 80s in areas of montana. tomorrow will be the 40s. enjoy it in minneapolis. the warmest day you'll have. middle of the country looks gorgeous. numerous showers on the eastern seaboard. you do need the umbrella in many of the areas if you live in the east. here's a look at the weather outside your window. chance of showers and s
. >>> a four-car crash and fire on a city street sent three people to the hospital. one of them with serious burns. it happened around 3:00 this morning in the area of d.c. we said that the vehicle collided in the 4800 block of georgia avenue in the northwest sparking the fire. they are releasing few details saying that charges are pending in the driver of the suv involved in that crash. in afghanistan, a deadly milestone today. the number of u.s. service men and women, killed in the war, it reached about 2,000. and the american soldier was among five people killed in an attack this weekend, bringing that number to 2,000. an american contractor as well and three afghan soldiers were also killed in the fire fight. nato says that they don't know if the latest killings are another incident where the afghan security forces turned on the coalition troops. >> they will represent a means by which the enemy will seek to drive a wedge between the colleagues. the fact is that he will not succeed in doing this. our relationships are very strong and they are very effective. >> the so-called green on bl
breaking news coming out of syria's biggest city. three big explosions rocked the city. the blasts happened in the main square in allepo. state tv reported many people were killed and a major material damage was dwun one to many buildings. people on the ground report that they were car bombs that went off within minutes much each other. >>> this morning president obama and mitt romney are getting their final preparations in before tonight's first presidential debate. the candidates will square off at the university of denver. take a look at the hockey arena there. it will host the debate tonight. romney has spent the past few days in the mile high city preparing for tonight. he took a break yesterday for lunch at chipotle. both campaigns know how crucial tonight's debate is especially in virginia. >> i think it's an opportunity for governor romney to flush out these issues face to face with president obama. there's no opportunity for the obama campaign to twist his message or his words. >> he's very good at explaining what's going on, what he's proposing, what he has done. and i don't think
bounty napkins. here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. new york partly sunny, 72 degrees. 90 in miami. 69 in chicago. 84 in dallas. hot in los angeles, 101. let's check your national forecast. stormy day in the south. northern mid-atlantic and southern new england. showers and thunderstorms are possible from the great lakes to the southern plains. in sports this morning another classic show down between the giants and eagles turns into a thriller in philadelphia. fourth quarter giants eli manning's pass incomplete. on the drive there's three interference calls. eagles hold on to beat the giants 19-17. freak accident during a pre-game warm up. both are out of the game against the bucs. robert griffith pushed the skins up by ten. the bucs will come back, a minute-and-a-half in the game. the third field goal is nailed. puts tampa bay up by one. griffin scrambles 15 yards down the 26 yard line. skins come back against the bucs 24-22. in baseball just three games left in the season and detroit is one game closer to making the playoffs. all the offense the tigers needed
pass happy, believe it or not. this is the ravens. their next game will be against kansas city. they are a better football team. flacco is a better quarterback than castle. i believe they'll get to 4-1. >> i agree with you. people are always asking me what's wrong with the ravens defense? their defense is not as good, but the offense is better. one of the main reasons, he was defensive player of the year. he was the one guy any time you needed to, you knew he could get home and get to the quarterback. but there'll still a whether -- they're still a very good football team. they go to the road, take on kansas city team who struggled with matt cassell. >> i think when you look at baltimore. this is an offensive football team. it's the same way in mitts burg. pittsburgh. they turned into an offensive football team. they have weapons like with joe flacco. i think they're getting a little weak on the defensive side of the ball. the only pressure you get is up the middle. they're so hard to beat at home. they've got great leadership in ed reed and ray lewis. even on the offensive sid
. - ta da. what do you see? - your new city council office. - yes. and it is across the courtyard from your office, so we can wave at each other. but it is also pawnee's newest and most exclusive cigar club, tom's smokehouse. - whoa! "smoke dog." - and the tommy haverford member's chair. - now you're talking. man, jamm's gotta be pretty mad at us. - i ain't scared of him. he's a punk. to making things happen. - i'll puff to that. i do not like this. his first television interview since his company stock suffered a terrible fall. the founder of facebook, mark >> democrats like to drink rum and tequila. >> republicans like sam adams beer. >> have you noticed how much is gluten free. tonight the food hype sweeping the nation and why watching football on tv may never be the same. that and more as "rock center" gets underway. >> good evening and welcome to "rock center" tonight. about last night they now estimate 67 million of us watched a very energized mitt romney cruise to a consensus victory over president obama in their first of three debates. this now throws something of a change
in the city. it will restart the red top meter program that was halted earlier this year. right now any driver with disabled tags can park for free at any meter. the red top would mean that disabled drivers would have to pay for parking, but there would be spots reserved for them. it's meant to cut down on abuse of handicapped parking privileges. >>> congress and the general asmbly have already approved the expansion of the washington metropolitan airport authority's board. it would grow from 13 members to 17. the district's newest member, d.c. chamber of commerce president barbara lang, has already been vetted. she would join the board immediately. the board has come under fire recently for lavish spending on travel and meals. >>> a woman's motorized scooter malfunctioned. karen jones said her scooter started running in circles at the eastern market station back in july, and no one could stop it. that scooter threw her onto the tracks. >> i was hollering. i was like somebody help me, please. but couldn't nobody catch the chair. and when the chair stopped, bam, it threw me over in the tracks.
. but some longtime residents are more concerned that the city is not prepared for the play-off crowds. d.c. transportation officials and the police say they will spread out extra staff as far as a mile from the ballpark in order to keep traffic moving. >> we're going to do the bes we can to manage the crowds. not just cars, but pedestrians. everyone tends to all go at one time. >> there are still things to be worked out but we're hopeful over the next few weeks won't be a nightmare for residents. >> the first play-off game is next wednesday. >>> enjoy this mild weather while you can. we've got changes moving in just in time for the weekend. veronica johnson has a look at the conditions out there right now. hey, v.j. >> hey there, doreen and jim. yeah, we're going to move through several seasons over the next couple of days, believe it or not. so, yeah, a lot of folks enjoying today. absolutely gorgeous conditions now that we've got the front out of here. the fog from this morning, too, again, and that cloud cover. temperatures still hanging out in the 70s, from 75 in gaithersburg, to 79
% of the children in this city living in poverty. a great new tool. >>> 6:21 is our time right now. obviously, a photo of eun at an event to kick off the e-data book. good work. 6:21 is our time. tom kierein in storm center 4 with a look at our forecast. >>> a lot of things going on this weekend. the big germantown oktoberfest in montgomery county takes place at hyde point farm tomorrow. always draws thousands. big family event. should be pretty good weather for that. a nice area of high pressure coming in for all the outdoor activities today, tonight, and much of tomorrow. should have awesome weather. then things are going to be changing. under this clear sky now, we've got the moon and jupiter together in the southern sky. venus now rising in the eastern sky. under this clear sky, temperatures down in the low to mid-50s. much of maryland, much of virginia into west virginia and western maryland with the peak autumn color now. temperatures have dipped into the upper 40s to just near 50 degrees. storm team 4, four-day forecast, a delightful friday. low humidity in place. afternoon highs climb
rock syria's biggest city. pictures of total destruction on the ground, collapsed buildings, huge craters left in the road. the blast happened in the main square in allepallepo. they believed blasts were caused by car bombs. violence between rebels and assad continues to rise. angie goff, news 4. >>> this could be one of the most crucial days of the election. president obama and mitt romney will face off tonight in their first presidential debate. it will take place at this hockey arena in denver. romney has spent the past few days in the mile high city preparing for tonight. he took a break yesterday for lunch at chipotle. the president has been preparing in nevada. he visited the hoover dam. both campaigns now how crucial tonight's debate is. >> i think it's an opportunity for governor romney to flush out these issues face to face with president obama and there's no opportunity for the obama campaign to twist his message or his past words. >> he's very good at explaining what's going on, what he's proposing, what he has done. and i don't think there's anything to worry about. >>
from kansas city to st. louis, there's a lot of strong showers and storms and this is blowing down with the central parts of illinois. chicago you look like that's going to stay to your south. the big weather story, the cooler air has swept into the middle of the country. out ahead of it, if you like summertime warmth enjoy it from the eastern seaboard. up i-95 through all the big cities it will be one of the warmest days you'll see until next mid to late spring. temperatures in the 80s. we're starting off in the 60s from boston all the way down to atlanta. with a good deal of sunshine. humidity down a little bit. very enjoyable friday. back with the cool air, cold in denver this morning. we're at 31 degrees. we are below freezing. temperatures in the middle of the country, this is where it definitely feels like the middle of thefall. high of 47 in minneapolis. smiles if you like the warmth in the eastern seaboard. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. well, raleigh, north carolina, is one of those spots where if you enjoy th
is going to be the new home for the city's morgue. from security doors using eye identification -- >> thank you, you have been identified. >> reporter: -- to water tanks for testing bullets, to walking into a morgue storage room, with a space for 200 refrigerated bodies, twice the old capacity. the new $210 million forensics headquarters, three years to construct, is a major improvement for crime and chemical analysis that has eluded the district for decades. >> the potential that this building gives to the district of columbia to increase, improve, and expand its ability to do forensic analysis, to solve crimes, is just enormous. >> reporter: it will take several more months for the building to be fully operational. but the city no longer will have to depend upon fbi facilities in quantico and elsewhere for detailed analysis. some residents in nearby homes were initially worried that the building might pose a potential hazard if chemicals escaped or there were fires. >> when you walk by the building, you don't need to get scared of what's happening inside. it is a friendly looking building
the city and city cops have essentially been handcuffed in their efforts to enforce dwi laws for the last year and a half because they have been ordered not to use the machine. >> we start today, yes. we start today. >> reporter: they stopped a year and a half ago. stopped using the breathalyzers found to be incorrectly calibrated inflating readings by 20%. >> people were going to jail on faulty scores. >> reporter: and you were ordered not to talk about that? >> i was told i should not discuss that at all on the stand. >> reporter: he's one of three officers who sued the city claiming they face retribution for telling the truth about the machine. more than two dozen defendants sued too. >> some clients actually lost jobs as a result of this. and some had security clearances. some had as a result of the time off they had to take from work because of the jail they lost their job. >> reporter: cost the city more than 1 hundrd $130,000 in legal payouts. >> it was avoidable. >> reporter: it certainly was avoidable. >> and a lot of things could have been done differently that could have insure
. >>> we are following a developing story. at least 40 people dead after an attack if syria's largest city. the death toll is still climbing. three suicide bombers detonated near a military officers club. scores of people trapped under rubble. more than 30,000 have been killed since the uprising began last yeemplt. >>> there is a highly visible protest against italy's austerity measures at the v vatic vatican. a sm a small business owner gained access to the dome and holds a protest banner. they are trying to find a safe way to bring him down. a friend told reuters he owns a beach bar and rents beach umbrellas to sunbathers. it could favor multinational companies over small businesses like his. >>> there are new health concerns about a contractor held in cuba. they fear he may have cancer. a radiologist looked at ct scans. they diagnosed it as a hematoma that would disappear. the radiologist says it's more serious because he's lost a lot of weight. he's serving a 15-year sentence for providing internet e quipt. >>> the international space station is being forced to move tomorrow to avoid h
, this is pretty unbelievable. to give us this town, this city, this team, it's speechless. >> awesome. the nats are tied with the cincinnati reds for best record in the national league. and it's been 79 years since the d.c. baseball team clinched a title, and fans celebrated long after last night's game. many shelled out big bucks for t-shirts, hats, and other gear to commemorate the event. all that's left now is to find out who the nats will take on in the playoffs and when the series will begin. >>> it's four minutes after 5:00 on this tuesday morning, and today is the tenth anniversary of the beltway sniper killing spree. ten people were killed, three others wounded, in a three-week stretch that terrified the d.c. region. the first attack happened in a parking lot in wheaton, maryland. police eventually arrested john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo for those shootings. they were later convicted. muhammad was executed in 2009. malvo, who was a teenager at the time of the shootings, is currently serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. >>> police are looking for a guy going
it up tonight. >> happy as can be. we finally get -- maybe get a championship back in the city again. >> we really think tonight's the night. and we're so excited. we've been fans since they came here in 2005. >> oh, yeah. go nats! >> reporter: everybody's excited. we saw a young lady just pass by, full mustache and beard, said, i'm not shaving until we clinch. people are going to all sorts of extremes in order to make sure that this one is in the bag. you also have the other lingering question, will teddy finally win? we'll have to see about that one. live at nats park, erica gonzalez, news4. >>> after operating for more than 60 years on the potomac river there's a controversial coal-burning power plant there that's shut down today for good. it's the plant located on north royal street in alexandria. it opened back in 1949. for the last several years, that facility was criticized as the biggest source of air pollution in northern virginia, maryland and the district. people who live in that area and the city government worked to shut it down. at a press conference today, the closure
. >> i normally feel safe around here. i'm not in the city or anything, so that's a little bit terrifying. >> something's got to be done. i mean, it's definitely uncalled for. it's not okay. >> american university sent an e-mail to students to alert them about the attacks. the university is asking students to walk in groups and only in well-lit areas. >>> today marks the tenth anniversary of the beltway sniper killing spree. the first happened in a parking lot in wheaton, maryland. ten were killed and three wounded in a three-week stretch that terrified the d.c. area. police arrested muhammad and malvo. muhammad was executed and malvo is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. >>> northwest washington is remembering a prominent local professor killed in a freak accident. rhett was killed when a car jumped the curb while he was walking his dog. the driver had a medical emergency. he was a history professor and a fixture in the penn quarter neighborhood. >> the mayor of penn quarter is what i would call him. he would be out on his rounds checking on things and checking on
and peterson have responded with a barrage of ads of their own. >> we have a demand in the city here. >> reporter: one poll suggests maryland voters are just about evenly split on this question despite the millions of dollars that have been spent on both sides. bruce leshan, 9 news now. >>> a pop warner league's investigating whether or not one of its football teams is paying players for big hits and hurting opponents. this happened in orange county, california. a former assistant coach for the tustin red cobras is saying the kids would be paid up to 20 bucks in bounty money. he supported the story first reported on by the orange county register. parents and players saying that this happened, six out of a team of about 22 confirming that this happened. so there's little doubt -- there's no doubt in my mind that this happened. >> the head coach for the team, however, says none of it ever did happen, but a player on the team said the cash rewards were discussed and that same player says teammates would vote for who should get the money and then claims that he saw the coach hand the mo
-atlantic states. the airports could have more delays. new york city down to philadelphia. still very humid and mercy. we've cleared it out for nice weather texas into the ohio valley. the cold air behind that snowstorm, billings and denver down into the 30s. this cold air is going to sweep across the midwest. minneapolis will have a very chilly day and eventually that air will arrive tonight and tomorrow in chicago. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. boston, mass., could be a few showers in areas of new england today. yesterday was cloudy, wasn't so wet. today it will be cloudy and showery. temperatures will continue very warm. ohio valley, near 80 in cincinnati. snowstorms, october 4th in the dakotas. >> love it. >> it begins. >> hopefully it makes its way east. all right, bill, thanks so much. >>> coming up, hp plunges and sbi black market bust. and hiring 300,000 employees? your early morning business headlines are ahead. >>> plus singing sensation and nbc's star of "the voice" christina aguilera is getting something very speci
gothem city out there. when you head out tomorrow morning, what's awaiting you is driving through one great big cloud. could couldn't bring you the city cam shot. it's just so shocked in. the fog and a look at our building there at nbc universal. lets's take a look at those visibleties right now. again, they're pretty row. they're down to a half mile, a third of a mile from winchester to camp springs. so all through the area, even d.c. down to a half mile visibility. i think by tomorrow morning, we're talking a quarter mile visibility and lower. and not just here. if you were going to travel to philadelphia, to new york, state college down to roanoke, this whole pocket through the mid atlantic, it's looking at foggy conditions. there were some school delays this morning down in southwest virginia as the rain ended. we've got the same kind of deal going only here now for tomorrow morning. so that's why i think there could be one or two counties with school delays tomorrow morning. 72 degrees, our temperature. we've got a northeast wind. still, there's some showers out there making thei
is on for aleppo, syria's largest city, and one of the world's oldest. the rebels call it a decisive battle. it is also deadly. this weekend the intense combat triggered a massive fire in the city's ancient marketplace. a priceless landmark, reducing much of it to ashes. we made our way in to syria, past scenes of devastation, to the outskirts of aleppo. to meet rebel commander ahmed afaj once a local businessman now driven by the loss of his own brother, killed in combat. he leads more than 2500 rebels. all sunnmuslims. and says he is battling shiite militants fighting for the regime. mostly from outside syria. iranian and hezbollah fighters are here in large numbers, he says. when we kill them, we find their i.d. cards. the u.s. has accused iran of meddling in syria. the commander goes farther. he says of the regime, all of the planes they're using, the new ones, are from iran. and, he says, government planes are dropping a new kind of weapon. bombs in barrels, with chemicals, he says, that take out city blocks. a whole family was in here, he says, and an old man. the commander says 500 n
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, no accidents to report. >>> 6:02. the road to the white house passes through denver today. the mile high city will host the first presidential debate this evening. mitt romney has been preparing for the debates in denver the past few days. president obama has been preching in neff. both have been keeping low profiles in recent days. meanwhile republicans are seizing on comments vice president joe biden made at a campaign stop yesterday to say the obama administration's economic policies are not working. >> how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class that's been buried the last four years. >> of course the middle class has been buried. they're being bear ruried by regulations, taxes, borrowing. they're being buried by the obama administration's economic failures. >> biden later tried to clarify his comment by saying the middle class was buried by policies mitt romney and paul ryan supported. >>> and mitt romney's campaign has called tonight's debate a restart of the campaign. right now the republican nominee trails by 3% among likely voters. that is according to the latest nbc news/
. with some complaining the city hasn't been enforcing no parking rules or adding crime patrols. >> and we think they should have been doing this the whole year. >> right now, there's a lot of things that still need to be worked out but we're hopeful over the next few weeks it won't be a total nightmare for residents. >> the first play-off game here is wednesday. not clear yet whether that will be a day or night game. >> thank you, tom. >>> well, veronica's here now. what a warm day it is today. >> a few more days. we have one more day of summer. then we're into fall. then we're into almost winter type conditions. >> oh, my. >> exactly. just like that. see? jim knows. mid-november type air coming in for the second half of our weekend. but it is gorgeous right now. nice and mild. finally this front through. so we're seeing a blue sky and a little bit of wind, too. look at the flags in the distance as we look toward the kennedy center. 79 degrees the current temperature. your wind out of the north at 12 miles per hour. so that's bringing in some dry air right now. 81 in manassas. warmth, too
gray is promising the city will handle the traffic and the crowds if you're heading out to the games. >> reporter: heavy traffic at the ballpark. as thousands of fans were heading to see the championship nats play the last regular season game against the phillies before the nats' postseason begins next week. poli were deployed as usual, but the crowd control was just a warm-up for the crowds expected for the play-offs in and around the stadium. >> we will have an appropriate number who will be visible, present at the stadium to make sure that it is secure, that the fans enjoy themselves, that we have a good event. >> reporter: public safety officials said several hundred officers would be on standby. but disputed some media reports that hundreds of officers will be diverted from neighborhoods. >> what we have done is to make arrangements to cover any eventuality during the play-offs. there will be no disruption to normal police activities in the neighborhood. >> reporter: mayor vincent gray acknowledged the police duties, even the president may attend the game. but said the city, lik
'm not in the city or anything. that's a little bit terrifying. >> something's got to be done. i mean, it's definitely uncalled for and not okay. >> au sent an e-mail to students to alert them about the attacks. the university is asking the students to walk in groups and only in well-lit areas. >> 6:06 right now. today marks the tenth anniversary of the sniper killing spree. the first attack happened in a parking lot in wheaton, maryland. in all, ten people were killed, three others were wounded in a three-week stretch that terrified the d.c. region. police eventually arrested john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo for the shootings. they were both convicted. muhammad was executed in 2009. malvo, who was 17 at the time, is currently serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole in virginia. >>> the penn quarter neighborhood in northwest washington is remembering a prominent local professor killed in a freak accident. police say rhett leverett was killed yesterday morning when a car jumped the curb when he was walking his dog. investigators say the driver of the car had a medic
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the umbrella for this afternoon. howard has the weather first straight ahead. >> when it comes to cities in america, we're number three as the third best city in america based on the economy, crime, education and leisure. the only cities above it, san francisco and seattle. >> arlington comes in at 27. baltimore 29th on the list. virginia beach and chesapeake, virginia make the top 50. >>> welcome back. howard here with your weather first. we've got patchy fog west of town. we may see a little sun early but look for clouds to rule today. by noon mostly cloudy, 67. with luck we'll crack into the low 70s. some staying in the upper 60s there. will be a few showers around for the afternoon commute, especially west of town. i'll be back in just a few minutes with the rest of the week's forecast. >>> traveling northbound on 395, you're slow coming past edsall road. takes you past duke street. the accident moved on to the right shoulder just before seminary road. also looks like some debris on the left side. notice how folks are jogging out of the left lane on to the shoulder in the same locati
gave the city a dis $1 -- $150,000 grant to get the equipment in order so they could start giving the breathalyzer tests again and that starts today. >>> we have a commuter alert now. another weekend, another mess on metro. starting tonight no service on the green line between branch avenue and southern avenue. it begins at 10:00 and goes through sunday night. shuttle buses will get you around where you need to go, but it will take an extra 40 minutes most likely to plan on that. another closure on the orange line. no service between vienna and east falls church. shuttle buses will be there as well. yes, again, another 40-minute delay. plan on that. expect delays on the red and yellow line, too, because they are single tracking in parts of those lines to get some repairs done. >>> coming up on 6:06. jessica doyle is watching your money and where you put your money. >> a list of the best banks in the area. >> that's right. i know it's not going to surprise you that six out of ten consumers say they're unhappy with their financial institution. we talk about a lot of the problems tha
, plenty of sunshine and gorgeous blue sky over washington. there's the live view from the nbc 4 city camera and as we look at what's been happening over the last 12 hours, area of high pressure pushed in. look to the upper left of the screen. it's a front triggering rain in northwestern ohio. behind the front, it's only in the 40s now. ahead of that front, those areas in the orange, well, they are near 80 degrees, parts of virginia, southern maryland. reagan national now at 76. later this afternoon, yeah, we might get into the low 80s for a time this afternoon. overnight tonight, a clear sky, great weather for the high school football games tonight. good weather for the high school and college games tomorrow. outdoor activity. highs reaching mid-70s, might get a shower in the afternoon. then autumnal weather an ex week. it's the way it looks. >> see you shortly. >>> two food festivals are happening this weekend. the taste of d.c. kicks off tomorrow. more than 50 restaurants are taking part in the festival on pennsylvania avenue between the white house and the capital. ben's chili bow
in history and enhanced by modern comforts, this boutique hotel is located in the heart of the city, just steps from saint mark's square. plus, learn how to row a gondola, as you glide through the venice canals during a two- hour class. >> drew: nice. this game is fantastic. all you have to do is get rid of one of the numbness the middle. the nine is correct, the three at the en is correct, you just have to get rid of the eight, the five or this other eight. john what do you think? >> let me see, let me see. let me consult real quick. >>rew: all right. just hand it over, i'll take that. squeeze those numbers together. $9,853 for a trip to venice, lit i. are you ready? >> yes. >> drew: one, two? you got a digital camera. it's not bad. you're going to spin the wheel later in the show. so we'll be back, we have one more game, then the wheel. hey, guys. teen: hey, mom. i'm starving. chips. nice! teen: i'm starving. let's see what we got here. crackers! yo! oh, i'm starving. oh! yep, cookies. end the constant snacking with tyson any'tizers boneless buffalo wyngz. oh, yeah! made with all-white
, but then eventually we'll see those numbers really come down. you can see 60 around kansas city but only 52 degrees in minneapolis. all the while we keep it relatively mild along the northeast coast. 71 in new york, 80 in d.c. and 82 degrees in atlanta, georgia. but eventually the cold front reaches all the way into the south, including northern texas. we call it the blue norther as that northerly wind takes hold and temperatures will be much much cooler in dallas coming up this weekend. we've got the texas state fair going on there as well. scattered showers from kansas city to st. louis, over towards indianapolis and the eastern lakes around buffalo and pittsburgh we could find scattered showers, along with that cooler temperatures. highs on friday chicago after being in the 70s on thursday only going to be 59 degrees on friday. still out ahead of that front, though, south of the front we are really toasty. 84 in atlanta, 86 in new orleans, 89 in houston with still a touch of humidity in the air as well. eventually the cold front comes down through the tennessee valley bringing with it chance for
? we can see that overhead in a clear sky. a live view from our hd 4 city camera showing the washington monument and jefferson memorial under this clear sky. >>> we've had the lower humidity moving in overnight. it will be in place here throughout the day. so enjoy. an absolutely spectacular autumn day. we've got individual trees at peak color here locally. it is at peak color now. out in western maryland, much of west virginia into western pennsylvania. temperatures in a few locations. these areas in blue have dipped down into the 40s. the darker green areas in the 50s. that covers most of maryland and virginia. it's in the 50s this morning. right in the metro area, 50s near the bay and atlantic beaches. here's the storm team 4 four-day forecast. a delightful friday, low humidity, afternoon highs climbing into the low 80s, lots of sun. clear tonight if you're going out. 60s by midnight. 50s by dawn tomorrow and saturday. a little sun in the morning, but quickly clouding up and highs reaching maybe the mid-70s, perhaps near 80 in a few locations saturday afternoon. and then saturday, la
guy is here. he's a favorite. we'll ask how the fans in each city are different. >>> two searches for missing teens. in maryland, montgomery county police are looking for this 15-year-old of rockville. he was last seen at the wheaton community center monday around 2:00 in the afternoon. 5'8", 210 pounds. he likes to spend time in the wheaton shopping center. if you have information about his where abouts, please contact police. >>> the second search is in fairfax, virginia where another teen went missing on monday. this 17-year-old was last seen dropping off his brother at wt high school in fairfax. a short time later, his car was found a mile and a half away. police and bloodhounds are combing the area and have found nothing. inside the car was a receipt from dunkin' doughnuts. his father says it's unusual. >> he's still here somewhere. we have to find him. he hasn't run away. he hasn't tried to run away. >> as of now, police say there's no indications of foul play. >>> police are casing an alexandria park for a person in an attempted sex assault. a man began talking to her and b
said no way. that surcharge is expected to be rescinded tomorrow. in the meantime, the city police force is getting ready for the extra crowds at nats stadium. hundreds of officers at standby. they will not be affected by the coverage. >> tonight, a call to get rid of pepco at montgomery county. a group of customers fed up wants the county to take over the fra franchise. at a meeting tontd, customers and electric officials talked about the public utilities. today, a state task force allowed to charge an extra monthly fee to upgrade their systems. plenty of food, a warm bed and lots of attention. life has taken a huge turn for 23 dogs after being arrested from a puppy mill. they spent a special vehicle to pick the dogs up. police say they are among 200 animals received. the dogs aring wie being checke. >> we'll tell you why it could cost you money. >> stranded at sea and armed with an ipad, the incredible footage of two guys who survived a plane crash. >> a local firefighter shared video from a vacation she will not soon forget. >> we've got some clouds and showers out there right n
harder to here. newcomers move into the big city and drown out that old draw. >> you can find it much more easily when you go to rural parts of texas, it's still there. but it's not as generally used in the city like austin. >> reporter: at the university of texas, they're studying the slow demise of this slice of southern identity, comparing dialect and recordings made almost 30 years apart. >> i like growing up in the country. when my chores were done, i would ride my horse, climb trees or fish or swing. >> you bear down on them r's a little bit, drop your g's and just slow down and talk to where people can understand you. >> reporter: the 82-year-old taught old hollywood to talk texan. >> sometimes i lean to one side of it, sometimes i lean to the other. >> reporter: paul newman and james dean spent weeks perfecting the twang. >> i'm not complaining. >> reporter: patricia neal even thanked him when she won the 1963 oscar for best actress. >> i think the twang is getting lost a little bit. >> reporter: now, even at iconic locals like the boot shop or the bbq joint the accent could b
. here north of the rest area, dumfries, dale city into woodbridge, the pace is good. >> thank you, beverly. >>> it is 4:40. time for the first your money segment of the morning. >> hi, jessica doyle. >> good morning, everybody. wall street is kicking off a new month, new quarter. a lot of economic news out there. expect reports this week on construction spending, manufacturing, and auto sales. main event of course is friday when the government releases the unemployment report for september. the previous reports shows the economy added just 96,000 jobs in august while the unemployment rate fell slightly to 8.1% because more people stopped looking for work. as for stocks it was a weak finish to a strong quarter on wall street. checking the numbers, the dow stands this morning at 13,437, but it fell about 49 points on friday. it rose 4% for the entire quarter. nasdaq lost 20 points on friday, rallied more than 6% from july through september. and the s&p 500 was off by 6 and gained almost 6% in the third quarter. >>> also investors are waiting on the minutes from the latest federal re
did not set out to be an actor. growing up in kansas city as the son of orthodox jewish immigrants, he made a name for himself playing high school football and was headed for a career as a reporter until a conversation with his journalism teacher. >> i wouldn't. he said why not? he said you can't make a living. oh, okay. okay. so i went on to become the overnight sensation as an actor that you see before you. >> reporter: in fact as asner told me in our conversation at a fame broadway restaurant, his assent was anything but overnight. after starring roles in college productions at the university of chicago, he dropped out to make it as an actor while supporting himself with odd jobs. >> my first job was in an auto plant in kansas city. they treated you like a slave. from there i went back to chicago, worked in steel mill, drove a cab stuff like that >> reporter: gradually he started getting parts in plays, film and tv. then in 1970... along came mary. mary tyler moore played an inspiring news producer with asner as her boss. he says he knew it would be a hit when they taped the first s
city, has been the site of fierce fighting this weekend. holy williams has more. >> reporter: the syrian rebels are targeting the government's airbases. this video was posted on-line and claims to show opposition fighters firing at a military airport just outside of aleppo. their goal is to weaken the regime's air force. government warplanes have bombarded rebel positions, and their lightly armed opposition is normally powerless to stop them. but much of the fighting is still at street level. this internet video appears to come from where the rebels and regime are fighting for control of city blocks. and this is aleppo's med evil market, part of the world heritage set a blaze during fighting and now reduced to a charred skeleton. opposition groups say that syria's bloody civil war has claimed more than 30,000 lives. these bodies are said to have been discovered in damascus, a dozen men dead but we don't know who they were or why they were killed. the regime claims it can defeat the rebels. on syrian state television government soldiers showed off what they said was an opposit
in vatican city. the maniac cuesed, former papal butler paulo gabrielle lee was present along with his female italian lawyer. if convicted of taking documents from the desk of pope benedict xvi he faces up to four years in jail. a vatican i.t. specialist who face as lesser charge of aiding and abetting was represented in court by his lawyer. the documents leaked were widely seemed arizona being seen as discrediting one of the pope's closest confidants who serves as secretary of state. the case sheds an embarrassing light, showing what by its very nature is supposed to be a beacon of truth and forgiveness is more akin to a major corporation. only eight reporters were allowed to cover the trial and embargoes were placed on reporting it. the fact that even limited access is being given is part of the vatican's new pose of transparency. the court could have pardoned gabriellely and thus avoided much of the story to light but allowed the trial to go ahead oopsz. the butler confessed to the crime even before he went to 2r50i. some doubts have been expressed about that confession. he never said who
to comply with the clean air act. alexandria mayor bill yulely tells wtop the city plans to develop the site into a retail space. >>> jessica doyle is here with your money report of the morning. >> welcome to the fourth quarter which is starting right now. let's hope this is a stronger one for stocks. over the last three months the dow was up 4%, nasdaq up more than 6% and s&p 500 added almost 6% but the quarter went out with a whimper. checking the numbers the dow stands this morning at 13,437. it fell about 49 points on friday. nasdaq was down by 20 and the s&p 500 was off by about 6. >>> more americans are defaulting on their student loans. more than one in ten borrowers have been defaulting on their federal student loans nowadays. the default rate hit 13.4% in the latest report. that is a 14-year high and up from 8.8% a year earlier. for profit colleges are reporting the worst results. >>> that lunch you get from the food truck in d.c. is about to cost you a little bit more. starting today, the trucks will have to charge a 10% tax just like all brick and mortar restaurants. before that t
but one that we train workers. we don't have-- in this city we have .01% of the innovation we need, publicly in the public sector. >> we have a tax system that is crazy, bob. we have a tax system that rewards corporations for moving jobs overseas. you don't hear that discussed very much. we have a situation where banks were bailed out to the tune of $700 billion, and they're not willing to bale out homeowners sitting with high-bubble interest rates from the housing boom before it buffed and they're stuck. and that's a whole lot of unlocked-- we could unlock with consumer spending power. what we're not doing is addressing the problems of the middle class. washington is focused on what these two develop are talking bthe deficit. they have to deal with the deficit. but once you're done with the deficit you have to rebuild the middle class in this country and nobody is paying much attention to that. we have a lot of rhetoric in the campaign but-- >> but the necessary done to help the middle class is to nail down the fiscal issues. if we don't nail down the fiscal issues, i don't think
killed during protests friday in several pakistani cities. >>> a victory of sorts for drivers in california caught by red light cameras. new state laws make it easier for drivers to fight the tickets, some as high as $500. a computer glitch sent a san jose woman five red light tickets though the license plate was a digit off from her own vehicle. >> the license plate number was one letter different. >> technology can fail, and does. >> the new california law makes it easier to fight tickets. it requires the cameras to be placed in locations for safety reasons and prohibits their use solely for revenue. how do you know? it also requires the posting of signs that say tickets are nearby and those signs require an innocent ticket recipient to identify the actual driver who committed the offense. >>> a crime wave in colorado is getting a lot of attention, but so far few arrests. it's horsehair theft. thieves are cutting the tails and manes of horses and using the hair to make jewelry, bring bridals and horsehair extensions. >> owned by an older lady, came the next morning and found
, temperatures currently in the 40s from chicago to minneapolis to kansas city, 46 to 48 degrees right now. that's the cold air headed this way. 79 now in cumberland and 81 in d.c. and 78 in pax river. throughout the whole area friend around franconia and all enjoying some very mild temperatures and coming up here, your forecast, a fantastic evening. couldn't be better. nice conditions here for early part of october. we do have some rain to talk about, though, with that cold air and i'll give you the details and the timing of that coming up in a couple of minutes. >>> president obama greeted a high-spirited crowd at george mason university in fairfax county this morning. if wednesday's debate was a shot in the arm for the romney campaign rather. today's jobs report could be the same for the president. for the first time since he took office a, unemployment has fallen below 8%. meanwhile, mitt romney was also campaigning in the common wealth where he down played the drop in the rate. danielle lee is on capitol hill with the latest from the battleground state. >> from president obama, this is proo
, who owns a beach front concession stand in northern italy, climbed out on to the ledge in vatican city on tuesday and stayed there for 24 hours. he finally agreed to come down after italy's tourism minister promised to meet with a group of beach concession owners about new rules that impact their business. >>> everyone is trying to cash in on the natiols' playoff run, but mayor vincent gray is stepping in the keep you from paying more on your ride to and from the ballpark. the d.c. taxicab commission announced a dollar surcharge that would begin two hours before each home playoff game and last until 4:00 the next morning, but they quickly rescinded the fee after a call from the mayor who said the charge was iladvised. d.c. police have put hundreds of officers on standby. they say, however, that their regular duties will not be affected. >>> if all goes well, fans will be making plenty of trips to nats park this october. the team locked up the best record in baseball and home field advantage throughout the playoffs with a 5-1 win over the phillies yesterday. both ryan zimmerman and mich
reported incident of this kind of assault in that city in the last month. pat collins spoke to one of the victims and explained why the attack is considered so brazen. >> reporter: four attacks in springfield in the past month. police believe it may be the work of the same man, and now it appears the number of victims may be five. police out in springfield investigating a series of fondling attacks on young women here. today a detective talking to yet another victim. we call her rosa. she said she was attacked on september 19th as she was coming home with her daughter. she spoke through an interpreter. >> translator: we were walking down the sidewalk when all of a sudden i felt somebody walking behind me. once i turned around he started touching me. touching me around my breasts. and then i started screaming and my daughter started screaming, he started running back. >> reporter: all of these attacks have happened on residential streets where you're more likely to feel safe, and let your guard down. mo monticello boulevard, 9:30 in the morning, a 26-year-old woman attacked down the
in late. that's the >>> you're taking a look at the city cam. we've got some fog. the rain has ended for the most part. there is just a small chance for a few more light showers coming through the area this evening. then with a collapse of showers, we take a look at the forecast. a few light showers out of the south at five and a fairly light wind by tomorrow morning. speaking of the fog. you take look at radar, we've got visibility at two miles in baltimore. a half mile in sterling. and about two and a half miles in charlottesville. we're going to see those visibilities drop by tomorrow morning. the fog will get thick and dense. again, as the rain ends, which we speck this to end about midnight. we've got some showers continuing to slide to the north and east. a few pockets of some moderate and heavy rain down through the northern neck up through saint mary's and calvert county. for the most part, that is headed to maryland's eastern shore in delaware. one little lonesome shower around warrenton, about ready to slide over i-66. so that heavy, the moderate rain that we had the first
quantico. into dale city north of the rest area and heading through woodbridge, all lanes are open. overnight accident southbound 95 near the rapahannock has been cleared. if you're traveling on 66 so far so good. volume has been light front royal into falls church. no issues to deal with right now as you head in towards the roosevelt bridge. the earlier crash from 110 had been cleared from the roadway. back to you. >> thank you, ma'am. >>> redskins celebrate the end of the n.f.l. referees lockout. >> and despite a shaky start, nats pitcher gio gonzalez gets another win. highlights coming up in sports. >> let's do another look at the question of the day. here it is. this activity has declined by 89% since the 1950's. is it a, reading the newspaper, b, taking a bath, or c, writing a letter? >> our facebook friend jolene thinks the answer is b, taking a bath. it's quick and more convenient to take a shower. >> we'll be right back. >>> welcome back. 5:21. your weather first. most of the rain from the west side of metro is gone. howard county, northern charles county, we'll watch. by 9
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